Almond Hot Chocolate

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Hot Chocolate with Almond Milk

Do you struggle to live a healthy lifestyle?  It can be so difficult, especially during the fall months when so many fun holidays, festivities, and social events offer great foods that you can’t help but over indulge.  And if you’re thinking about starting a weight management program at this time, it can be nearly impossible!

But regardless of your lifestyle and diet, you can always take small baby steps toward healthier living!  Just make a few simple changes:  Choose a salad over a burger, make a sandwich at home instead of grabbing fast food, and drink an extra bottle of water a day and one less soda or coffee.

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Gluten-Free Quinoa Cake

Gluten Free Quinoa Cake

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This week is going to be a bit of a foodie week. To start out, I’ve got this great recipe to share, courtesy of cibo verde, a deliverer of fresh, organic meals. This is a little change of pace from some of the things I usually post, but I love a change up!   It is a delicious Gluten Free Quinoa Cake, that is made with organic, super foods. Hope you enjoy!

Gluten-Free Quinoa Cake

Ingredients:

2 cups quinoa flour

1/2 cup sorghum flour

3/4 cup almond meal

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 cup coconut palm sugar

3 organic eggs

1/2 cup olive oil

2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup grated carrots

1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes

1/2 cup seedless dates

1/4 cup orange juice

Directions:

In a mixing bowl, mix together flours and dry ingredients

Add eggs, oil, vanilla and orange juice. Then beat to combine.

Stir in the carrots, coconut and dates by hand.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees

Pour the batter into the backing pan and bake for about 25 to 35 minutes. Then enjoy.

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Disclosure: Recipe was provided by cibo verde. I received no compensation for this post.

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